Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Fall 2010 UTeach PBI Class 1- Aug 26
Today was the first day of class for UTeach Project Based Instruction in SME (Science, Mathematics, Engineering). This semester we will be teaching 3 sections of PBI. Dr. Petrosino will be teaching 2 sections (Tu-Th 11am-12:15pm; Tu-Th 2:00pm- 3:15pm) and Dr. Delgado will be teaching 1 section (Tu-Th 11am-12:15pm). We did basic introductions of the course and distribution of a draft syllabus.
There will be 3 Teaching Assistants associated with the course:
Sara Hawkins- former UTeach graduate, 3 year veteran of project based instruction at Manor New Tech High School, current Graduate Student in Information Sciences. Primarily working with Dr. Petrosino.
Matt Chalker- background in engineering and art history. Previous TA for PBI for 3 semesters. Masters student. Primarily working with Dr. Delgado.
Teddy Chao- senior PhD student with experience at the Dane Center and as a GRA on projects in Mathematics Education. Veteran teacher in New York City. Primarily working with Dr. Petrosino.
There will be 2 Clinical Assistant Professors (Master Teachers) associated with the course:
Ms. Lynn Kirby- veteran Master Teacher working closely with STEP courses as well as field experiences.
Ms. Pam Powell- veteran Master Teacher working closely with Apprentice Teaching courses as well as field experiences.